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September 25, 2019

New Nike distribution center powered by 100% clean energy

Nike opened a new distribution center in Ham, Belgium power entirely on renewable energy, the company announced September 16.
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Hydro  -  August 21, 2019

Notre Dame breaks ground on hydro

By summer 2021, the University of Notre Dame is expected to generate about seven percent of the University’s electrical needs and offset nearly 9,700 tons of carbon dioxide annually from the 2.5 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric facility that broke ground this week.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  May 1, 2019

Renewables top coal for first time

For the first time ever, renewable energy (including hydro, biomass, wind, solar and geothermal) is projected to generate more electricity than coal-fired plants for the month of April and could do so again in May, according to data published in the Energy Information Administration’s Short-Term Energy Outlook.
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Hydro  -  April 15, 2019

Microsoft signs 5-year hydropower deal in WA

Microsoft Corp. announced new agreements to boost clean energy and connectivity in Washington state. The two agreements with Chelan County Public Utility District (PUD) will see Microsoft receive carbon-free electricity to power its Puget Sound campuses
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April 5, 2019

Renewable energy = one-third of global power capacity

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) announced an annual increase of 7.9% for 2018 of global renewable energy capacity, bolstered by new additions from solar and wind energy. Globally, total renewable energy generation capacity reached 2,351 GW at the end of last year – around a third of total installed electricity capacity.
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Hydro  -  March 12, 2019

Turkey Hill achieves 100% RE with hydroelectric power

Turkey Hill Dairy announced March 8 that it officially powers 100% of its operations with clean and sustainable energy sources.
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Hydro  -  December 6, 2018

University of Pittsburgh turns to hydropower

The University of Pittsburgh announced that starting in 2022, 25% of its electricity will be purchased from a new hydropower plant currently under construction five miles from campus. The announcement is part of the University’s plan to get the research institution to 50% renewable power by 2030.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  March 16, 2018

BASF goes green in Canada

BASF has partnered with Bullfrog Power to provide green electricity for its Canadian corporate headquarters in Ontario as well as production facilities in Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, and Saskatoon.
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January 25, 2018

Wind to surpass hydro as largest RE source

The EIA expects wind power to surpass hydroelectricity as the provider of the largest share of renewable energy in the U.S., based on forecasts in their latest Short-Term Energy Outlook.
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Sourcing Renewables  -  October 23, 2017

2017 Green Power Leadership winners announced

The U.S. EPA and the Center for Resource Solutions announced Oct. 23 the winners of the 2017 Green Power Leadership Awards during the Renewable Energy Markets Conference in New York City.
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